Current Affairs Questions for Canara Bank PO, IBPS Clerk- Set 130

Current Affairs Progress Test - Set 130
Progress Test is an initiative from ByScoop to help candidates in revising the Current Affairs for upcoming banking exams. The questions covered are selected from the current events and will be extremely helpful in upcoming competitive exams like SBI PO mains, SBI Clerk mains, RBI Grade B and various other exams.
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No. of Questions: 10
Time Limit: 02 minutes
  1. India and United States have formed an alliance “USAID-India End TB Alliance” to jointly fight tuberculosis. India is committed to achieve TB free India by which year?
    2023
    2025
    2020
    2030
    2050
    Option B
    India has planned to completely eliminate TB by 2025.

     

  2. Which state has launched Universal Pension scheme in October 2018?
    Haryana
    Andhra Pradesh
    Assam
    Uttar Pradesh
    Gujarat
    Option C

     

  3. The indigenously developed missile Astra was successfully test fired by Indian Air Force recently. It is a_________ type of missile
    Air-to-Air
    Surface-to-Air
    Air-to-Surface
    Surface-to-Surface
    Both A & D
    Option A
    Astra is Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM)

     

  4. Who is the head of the 8 member Lokpal Search Committee to recommend the chairperson and members of the Lokpal?
    A. Surya Prakash
    Arundhati Bhattacharya
    A. Surya Prakash
    Ranjana Prakash Desai
    Sakha Ram Singh Yadav
    Option D

     

  5. Name the celebrity who was honoured with Icons of Indian Cinema award at Jagran Film Festival 2018
    Naseeruddin Shah
    Anupam Kher
    Pankaj Kapoor
    Shabana Azmi
    Paresh Rawal
    Option C

     

  6. The 8th edition of the Asian Yoga Sports Championship was held in which city?
    New Delhi
    Thiruvananthapuram
    Gurugram
    Lucknow
    Hyderabad
    Option B
    Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

     

  7. India’s 1st Corn Festival was held in which state?
    Uttar Pradesh
    Bihar
    Haryana
    Punjab
    Madhya Pradesh
    Option E
    The first corn festival of the country was held in Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh.

     

  8. Which team has won the Asia Cup 2018?
    India
    Bangladesh
    Pakistan
    Sri Lanka
    Afghanistan
    Option A
    India were the defending champions after beating Bangladesh by three wickets in the final.

     

  9. What was the theme of the World Maritime Day 2018?
    Sustainable Development: IMO’s contribution beyond Rio+20
    Shipping: indispensable to the world.
    Connecting Ships, Ports and People
    IMO 70: Our Heritage – Better Shipping for a Better Future
    IMO: One hundred years after the Titanic
    Option D
    Theme: “IMO 70: Our Heritage – Better Shipping for a Better Future”.

     

  10. Which Indian bank has collaborated with the BSE and PTC India limited to form India’s third electricity exchange?
    State Bank of India
    ICICI Bank
    HDFC Bank
    Bank of Baroda
    Kotak Mahindra Bank
    Option B
    BSE, PTC India Ltd and ICICI Bank have come together to form India’s third electricity exchange. India has two operating power exchanges—Power Exchange of India (PXIL) and India Energy Exchange (IEX).

     


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